Adolescent Gynecology

Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist located in Burlington, MA

Adolescent Gynecology services offered in Burlington, MA

Gynecology services are just as important for teenage girls as it is for grown up women. Adolescence and puberty in young girls come with many changes – which require support, guidance and sometimes gynecologic interventions to optimize overall health and well-being. At Burlington OBGYN Associates in Burlington, Massachusetts, the board-certified obstetrics and gynecology specialists provide premier adolescent gynecology care for teenagers of all ages. Schedule an appointment at Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. by phone or request one online today.

Adolescent Gynecology Q & A

What is adolescent gynecology?

Adolescent gynecology care at Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. includes medical evaluations, diagnostic testing as needed, and gynecological treatments, counselling and support for teenage girls. Our board-certified doctors and highly skilled providers work closely with teenage girls to support them in all aspects of adolescent gynecologic health care. This includes sexual health, reproductive health, treating menstrual issues, managing changes to a growing body, mood swings, support for sustaining good reproductive health and more.

Which adolescent gynecology services are available?

Adolescent gynecology care at Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc. includes:

  • Health screenings
  • Menstruation and periods
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) counselling, screening, and treatment
  • Pelvic exams
  • Pap smears
  • Birth control
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Treatment for pelvic pain
  • Nutrition education and more

What are possible adolescent gynecology concerns?

Gynecology concerns teenage girls may face include:

  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Pelvic pain
  • Painful periods
  • Amenorrhea
  • STDs
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Vaginal infections
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Teenage pregnancy

Maintaining exceptional gynecological health is vital for enhancing the overall health and well-being of teenage girls.

What happens during adolescent gynecology visits?

During a visit to Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc., a friendly specialist gathers your weight and medical history, determines your body mass index (BMI), evaluates your growth, and checks your vital signs.

They complete a physical exam, including a pelvic exam and Pap test if needed. You might need urine testing, blood tests, STD testing, a hysteroscopy, an ultrasound, or other imaging procedures to help your specialist properly treat a condition. Your provider will discuss nutrition plans, weight management, sexual health, birth control options, how to prevent STDs and develop a plan that is specific to you.

When should I schedule adolescent gynecology appointments?

Your first appointment can be scheduled at or soon after onset of puberty. You can schedule gynecology appointments yearly, or more often if your provider suggests it based on risk factors, unusual symptoms, questions, or concerns you may have. Don’t hesitate to call the experts at Burlington OBGYN Associates at any time you’re unsure if your teenager needs a gynecology evaluation.

To schedule an adolescent gynecology appointment at Burlington OBGYN Associates Inc., call the office or request one online today.